29.Laura tells her husband Eddie that her mother and father are coming for the weekend. When Eddie does not immediately respond, Laura says angrily, “You really don’t want them to come or you would have said something.” Laura is exhibiting
a.gunnysacking.b.sensate focus.c.mind reading.d.desensitization.ANS:CDIF:ModerateREF:Module 10.4MSC:TYPE: Application
30.Which of the following statements regarding intimacy and communication is FALSE?
31.Making your partner guess what you want, never talking about or showing that you are hurt are ways to __________ your significant other.
32.Intimacy and communication can be increased by
33.Which of the following statements regarding intimacy and communication is/are TRUE?
a.An honest, equitable, and affectionate out-of-bed relationship contributes greatly to sexual satisfaction.b.Always being pleasant and avoiding discussions of difficult topics are ways that couples can increase their intimacy.c.When partners argue, this places them at higher risk for a loss of intimacy.d.All of these statements are true.ANS:ADIF:DifficultREF:Module 10.4